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CBS
Nov 6, 2012 5:00pm EST
at stake especially for our area. bruce, thank you. lesli? >>> the military vote will also play a big part in who wins today's presidential election. especially in battleground virginia which is one of the states with the most defense workers. andrea mccarren joins us now live from richmond with more on that part of the story. andrea? >> reporter: well, lesli republicans are optimistic at this hour. that this ballroom will be hosting a victory party in the next few hours. earlier today we stopped in quantico, virginia in prince william county. a critical battleground including one for military votes. >> i have always voted all my life. i have never missed a vote. >> reporter: on a brisk legislation day morning in quantico, virginia, the main street is dotted with american flags. >> this decides the law made for our great country. >> reporter: voters in this area are passionate about casting their ballots. >> could this -- it's my american right. >> i'm very proud. you know, proud that we -- we served in iraq and afghanistan and we're fighting the war on terrorism. >> reporter: the populati
NBC
Nov 6, 2012 11:00am EST
was spearheaded by joleen ivy after leslie johnson pleaded guilty in the corruption scandal of her husband. initially, leslie johnson refused to step down from office. she eventually did and pleaded guilty to the charges. if question 3 passes, a politician will be suspended from office at the moment he or she is found guilty. >>> people in virginia have been waiting in long lines since the polls opened this morning. the commonwealth is playing a key part in the presidential and u.s. senate races. tom costello has more on that. >> good day from the greater richmond area. at this polling place, the biggest polling precinct, we are told in all of this county, they were lined up before the sun came up, about 300 people lined up here at this polling place at about 6:00 in the morning. the earliest voter was standing in line at 3:30 this morning. it's critical along with three other counties to decide how this vote goes. fairfax county is critical, of course. prince william county and loudoun county. this state went for president obama in 2008 then voted for a republican governor. so, it is purp
NBC
Nov 7, 2012 6:00am EST
overwhelmingly passed question three. it was proposed offer councilwoman leslie johnson pleaded guilty in the corruption scandal of her husband, former prince george's county executive jack johnson. initially, leslie johnson refused to step down from office. she eventually did step down and pled guilty to the charges. question three says a politician will be suspended from office at the moment he or she is found guilty and is automatically removed when the appeals process is finished. >>> 6:48 now. in the district we will see a new face on the d.c. council. in a major upset, incumbent michael brown lost his seat to independent david grosso. meanwhile, vincent orange easily won re-election. news 4's derrick ward is live with more on that election. >> reporter: good morning. it took somewhere around 20,000 votes to unseat michael brown. as you said, an independent at large council challenger david grosso was the political newcomer who won the battle against brown. brown has faced allegations of spending impropriety in his campaign as well as questions about the operation of a nonprofit t
NBC
Nov 6, 2012 6:00am EST
in prince george's county. question three sper headeded by prince george's county leslie ivy after leslie johnson was convicted in a corruption scandal involving her husband jack johnson. she first refused to step down from office. she eventually did step down and plead guilty to the charges. if the question passes, a politician will be suspended from office the moment he or she is found guilty and is automatically removed when the appeals process is finished. >>> a special election to fill the d.c. council chair seat for kwame brown. brown resigned in june after admitting he gave false information on an application to receive two bank loans worth $200,000. voters will cast for d.c. council member philip mendelson or challenger alvin gurley. it will complete brown's term in 2013. another election will take place in 2014. and question five asks voters if the d.c. council should have the power to expel a member for gross misconduct. the counsel would have to have five-sixths of a majority to do so. anyone convicted of a felony serving as a d.c. council member would be required to leave offi
CBS
Nov 6, 2012 10:55pm EST
. there is plenty we don't know about election 2012. >> we have lesli foster to help crunch the numbers. the key races, ballot questions and the big prize of the presidency, how it might shake out when the last votes are counted. >> reporter: i'm joined by my partner in crunching, bob kettle who's the dean of the school of public policy at the university of maryland. let's take a look at two swing counties in virginia to get a bit of a picture. loudoun and prince william county. at last check, in prince william county it's almost a dead heat there. romney gets 48.6 to the president's -- in loudoun with more than 97% of the precincts reporting, president obama gets 51.4% of the vote to governor romney's 47.1%. now, when we compare that to 2008, you can see that the president won loudoun by 53.6%, and then prince william county by 57.5%. what do all these numbers tell us, don? >> what's going on here is that the president is looking not comfortable, but at least perhaps well enough to win virginia, but he has lost support in some of these key swing counties compared to where he had been back in 20
NBC
Nov 6, 2012 5:00am EST
in prince george's county. it was spear headed after former council executive leslie johnson was convicted. initially, she refused to resign from office. eventually, she did step down. the question is a politician will automatically step down from office after be pleading guilty. >>> kwame brown resigned from the council back in june after admitting he gave false information on applications to obtain two bank loans worth more than $200,000. voters will cast their ballots for d.c. council member phil mendelson or democratic challenger calvin gurley. the winner will complete brown's term which runs through january 22nd, 2013. that means another race will take place in 2014. >>> senate candidates tim kaine and george allen will vote right after polls open. kaine and his wife will vote in richmond. allen and his wife are casting their vote in alexandria and will travel to several precincts in the commonwealth. polls show kaine has a slight lead over allen. >> and virginiians can start voting in that race in less than 30 minutes. polls in the commonwealth open at 6:00 this morning. they close a
NBC
Nov 6, 2012 4:00pm EST
it after leslie johnson pleaded guilty to a corruption case. she initially refused to step down. but eventually she did resign. >>> in the district, vote letters cast their ballots to fill the council chair seat by kwame brown. the winner will complete brown's term which runs through january of 2015. brown, you will recall, resigned back in june after admitting he gave false information on applications to give bank loans worth more than $200,000. d.c. residents have a few more hours to vote on three measures folksed on preventing corruption in the wilson building. proposed charmter amendment 5 asks if members should have the power to expel a member for gross misconduct. the council would have to have a super majority. amendment 6 would make a person leave office and be banned from ever serve in office again. amendment 7 would apply the same penalties to the city's mayor. >>> and make news 4 and nbc washington.com your election headquarters tonight. we'll have live continuing coverage throughout the evening. still ahead, we'll see what's buzzing on social media this election day.
ABC
Nov 6, 2012 7:00am EST
competitive about the day. 4-year-old leslie, his 3-year-old brother, luke. take a listen. >> mitt romney wins. >> i'm mitt romney. >> no, no. you're president obama. you didn't win. >> hey. >> no. i win. >> i win. >> i win. >> i win. >> mitt romney wins. >> i win. >> i win. >> oh. >> oh, no. >> hopefully not a preview of things to come this evening. remember abigael? it's almost over abi. take a look. >> because -- i'm crying because i'm tired of barack obama and mitt romney. >> that's why you're crying? oh. it will be over soon, abi. okay? the election will be over soon. okay? >> okay. >> oh. i'm doing my own sleep study. advil pm® or tylenol pm. the advil pm® guy is spending less time lying awake with annoying aches and pains and more time asleep. advil pm®. the difference is a better night's sleep. ♪ ♪ ♪ grown in america. picked and packed at the peak of ripeness. the same essential nutrients as fresh. del monte. bursting with life. good morning, it is election day and maryland voters will answer some key ballot questions today. they will decide whether to gambling, legalized same
ABC
Nov 6, 2012 7:00pm EST
and will not set women back 50 years and finally leslie says i think equal pay for equal work is the most pressing issue for women this election. what do you think? i'll get back to you on that. this is referring to the 2009 lilly ledbetter fair pay act and i know, diane, you spoke to governor romney about this. he said while he didn't support it at the time, if he were elected he would not repeal it. but that lack of support, i think, did influence a number of women out there. >> yes, and then ultimately he wouldn't tell me. he would not say whether he, indeed, would have signed it if it came to his desk. i don't believe he ever said he would have signed it if it came to his desk. so, cokie, on this issue of the single ladies out there and other women -- what do you think? >> i'm certainly seeing single ladies being overwhelmingly for president obama as they were four years ago and there's no real falloff there, but i was just looking to see if we had a number on that abortion question to see if that seems to be the indicator. the problem is people tend to say when you ask about, you know, what i
FOX News
Nov 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
, working with romney for president, and seeming leslie with the state party and put together a grass roots network. we good it with fewer resources than the contracts had at first and certainly with less team because we had to go through a primary process first. i'm proud of the effort of our volunteers, i'm proud of the way we worked with boston and everybody tonight ought to be extremely proud of the work that you have done. i'm happy to tell that you in ohio we are seeing some good results. we had good turnout in southwest ohio and some of the swing areas we have some early voting results in now. places like lake county that some of you follow or hamilton county we are seeing better than expected early voting results for us. and frankly worse than expected for the democrats. we've also seen some good results in coal country tonight, belmont county. so we are doing what we expected to do in energy counties in ohio. and that encourages me a lot. you remember during the campaign that mitt talk a lot about this friday night -- >> okay. that's senator rob portman calling in via skype talking
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